Turkish-Cypriots Say Not Consulted Over UN Peacekeeping Renewal

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When the United Nations again routinely extended its peacekeeping force on Cyprus, Turkish-Cypriot officials said they weren’t consulted although they have occupied the northern third since an unlawful 1974 invasion by Turkey.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said that, “The most important deficiency of the extension of the mandate of UNFICYP with this Resolution is that the consent of the TRNC – what only Turkey calls the self-declared republic – is not sought, in contrast to the UN’s established practices,” the Turkish Hurriyet Daily News...


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